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Audi A8 4.0 TDI Quattro

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Audi A8 4.0 TDI Quattro

4-door 5-seater, diesel 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3934 cm3 / 240.1 cu in / 240.1 cu in, 206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, 650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft @ 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2005
ModelA8 4.0 TDI QuattroIssued until
SerieA8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4260 l / 150.44 cu ft / 150.44 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5060 mm / 199.2 in / 199.2 inTotal (curb) weight1940 kg / 4277 lb / 4277 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity600 kg / 1323 lb / 1323 lb
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight2540 kg / 5600 lb / 5600 lb
Track frontTowing weight2300 kg / 5071 lb / 5071 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FueldieselStroke95.5 mm / 3.76 in / 3.76 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.85
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement3934 cm3 / 240.1 cu in / 240.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity492.11 cm3/cylinder / 30.030 cu in/cylinder / 30.030 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio18.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque650.0 N·m / 479.4 lb·ft / 479.4 lb·ft at 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm / 1800 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)82.4 kW / 110.5 hp / 110.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.4 kW/l / 1.151 bhp/cu in / 1.151 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque165.2 N·m/l / 1.45 lb·ft/cu in / 1.45 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio144.3 kW/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions260 g/km / 418 g/mi / 418 g/mi (est.)
  Range928 km / 577 mi / 577 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/40-R18Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 4.0 TDI Quattro

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